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Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

The Essence of Motown Writers Alliance & Motown Writers Network

Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:00 PM (EST)

Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Free Events Pass (RSVP)   more info Ended Free $0.00
Writers Workshop Pass   more info Ended $40.00 $1.99
Author sponsorships or business Table - Bronze   more info Ended $50.00 $2.24
Donation For Michigan Literacy and Literary Community   more info Ended

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Event Details

Essence of Motown Literary Jam and Conference

November 13 – 14, 2009

 

To Sponsor or sell books at any events, please go to:

http://michiganliterarynetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/2009sponsorletter.doc to download the form.

 

Some events are Free to Public. See below. If you would like to register for the event (paid and non-paid) please go to: http://essenceofmotown2009.eventbrite.com/

 

Date:               Friday November 13, 2009

 

Event:             Essence of Motown Literary Recognition White Party

 

Location:         Virgil Carr Center, Paradise Valley (formerly Harmonie Park)

                        Detroit, Michigan

 

Time:               6pm to 10pm

 

Hosts:             Motown Writers Network

                        Arts League of Michigan

                        The National Role Model Month Foundation

                        The Detroit Impact Center

 

Sponsors:        (click here to sponsor through monetary or promotion items)

 

Motown Writers Network and The Arts League of Michigan invite readers and writers out for the Edu-tainment event of 2009.

 

Enjoy music and performance poetry by local artists.

 

(Would you like to be a featured performance poetry artists? Would you like to be an author at the event?)

 

Tickets:           Price Tentative depending on sponsorship for public. Literary Artists selling products and performing, click here. Saturday Workshop Registrants tickets are already covered.

 

Date:               Saturday November 14, 2009

 

Event:             Essence of Motown Literary Jam & Conference

 

Location:         Northwest Activity Center

                        Detroit, Michigan

 

Time:               8am to 5pm

 

Hosts:             Motown Writers Network

                        The Detroit Impact Center

 

8am     Welcome and Registration with Continental breakfast. Registration will still be taken at the door for this event.

(Would you like to sponsor? CLICK HERE | Register for Workshop, CLICK HERE)

 

~ ~ Special events and Services for Saturday ~ ~

 

§         Sharon Stanford – non-fiction, autobiography, poetry

§         Mary Kellem – Inspirational/Christian

§         Octavia Lesley – fiction

  • Publishers Interviews (FCFS - 10 appointments are available only with Writer’s Registration. Click here to register. Are you a Publisher or Agent interested in interviewing potential clients? Contact us at motownwriters@yahoo.com)
  • Professional Author Photo - $75.00 (not covered in Registration Fee)

 

  • Massage Clinic $1 a minute* (not covered in Registration Fee)

 

8:30am Morning Keynote

 

9am     Workshop Set 1

A.     How to start your writing journey – plotting your way to write a great book and maintaining a writing career. Sylvia Hubbard/Monica Marie Jones HubBooks.biz Literary Service

B.     Poetry Publishing and Marketing *Ber-henda Williams of Poetry Pages and Scribe

C.     OPEN (send proposals to motownwriters@yahoo.com )

 

10:15am Workshop Set 2

A.     Finding Agent or publisher for your work. Book proposals, queries and understand tradition publishing

B.     The Business of Independent Publishing Kimberly Benjamin of HR Solutions

 

11:30pm Working Lunch – Guest Speaker (Would you like to sponsor?)

Marketing and Promoting Effectively Online and Offline – Jillian Blackwell of www.jillianblackwellagency.com

 

12:30   Literary Marketplace Opens. FREE TO PUBLIC

 

12:40pm Workshop Set 3

A.     Freelance 101

B.     Building and Effective Easily Writers. Sponsored by Wordpress.com

C.     OPEN (send proposals to motownwriters@yahoo.com)

 

1:30pm Workshop Set 4

A.     Ebook 101 Versandra Kennebrew

B.     Screenwriting with Zel Bothic

 

Author Genre Panels Start @ 1pm (30 mins each - FREE TO PUBLIC)

 

Delve into the minds of Authors and Poets as they discuss their writing projects, motives and reasoning to their literary endeavors and get signed copies of their books. (Would you like to be an author at the event?)

 

1:00pm            Murder Mystery and Mayhem

1:30pm            Non-Fiction, Inspirational and Poetry

2:00pm            Romance – Mild to Wild

2:30pm            Science Fiction and other oddities

3:00pm            Christian Fiction and Non-Fiction

 

3:30pm            Book Club Mix and Mingle FREE TO PUBLIC

If you’re looking for a book club or you would like to showcase your book club and recruit members, this is the place to do it! Please RSVP your members attending for special gifts and promotions*. CLICK HERE (Would you like to sponsor? If you are an author, who would like to donate at least a minimum of ten books in exchange for a half page ad in conference resource book, CLICK HERE.)

 

SUNDAY'S PUBLISHER BREAKFAST WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. ONLY TICKETS PURCHASED IN ADVANCE WILL BE HONORED IN MARCH OF 2010. EMAILS WILL BE SENT TO ALL REGISTRANTS WHO PAID EITHER A WRITER'S WORKSHOP FEE OR A SPONSORSHIP FEE BEFORE NOVEMBER 13TH. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING.

 

*Event and gifts are tentative depending on sponsorship amounts received.

 

All proceeds from conference will be divided up for literacy and literary efforts after conference and organization expenses are paid.

 

Special Thanks in Advance to the following:

  • Eastern Michigan - Caroline Sanders
  • Northwest Activity Center – Regina Bush
  • COD Recreation – Carolyn Keith
  • COD – Beverlyn Hinton
  • COD Mayor’s Office
  • Taboo Media – Tony Adams
  • House Communications – Darlene House
  • Perfect Presence – Lynette Jones**
  • Hobson Photography – Eric Hobson**
  • FrontPage – Janaya Black**
  • Ministry Marketing Solutions – Pam Perry**
  • Java Exchange – Ramone Crowe**

§         Barnes and Noble - Wayne State

  • Big Girls Ideas – Octavia Lesley
  • City Stone Publishing
  • Jillian Blackwell Agency
  • VKI Touch Incorporated
  • The Arts League of Michigan
  • Southern Fires Restaurant
  • And the Entire Literary Community of The State of Michigan.

 

If you would like to donate to help our event, please CLICK HERE.

 

To Sponsor or sell books at any events, please go to:

http://michiganliterarynetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/2009sponsorletter.doc to download the form.

 

Some events are Free to Public. See below. If you would like to register for the event (paid and non-paid) please go to: http://essenceofmotown2009.eventbrite.com/

 

If you would like to donate to this event, please visit us online at: http://essenceofmotown2009.eventbrite.com/

 

 

Contact us at: 313 289 8614 or email: motownwriters@yahoo.com  

 

To get a printout, please visit our website at: http://motownwriters.com

 

No Vendor, Sponsorships, or ad spaces will be available day of conference.

 

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Detroit, MI

Friday, November 13, 2009 at 6:00 PM - Sunday, November 15, 2009 at 6:00 PM (EST)


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The Essence of Motown Writers Alliance & Motown Writers Network

Geared to provide literary events in Metro Detroit and assist writers in writing, publishing, marketing and promoting. The Essence of Motown Alliance was created to bring together literary groups and provide an annual literary conference inside of Detroit. The Motown Writers Network is a readers and writers organization that provides networking and education on and off the Internet. Established in 1999, MWN has over 600 members & growing. Members is free with newsletter subscription. All email subscriptions are free. http://MotownWriters.com

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